New York Space Society


           NSS-NYC                                        Chapter of the National Space Society 




                                    Presents                  On  Feb.19, 2005, 3:30-6:00 p.m.

                             New York University

                     32 Waverly Place, New York City, rm 408 


                       Dr. Michael Allison


                              NASA SPACE SCIENTIST



                          Cassini-Huygens at Titan and Saturn:

                      The Latest News and Weather from 10 A.U.




Above photo taken at the European Space Operations Center

in Darmstadt on the day of the Huygens landing!


This talk will review the ongoing scientific developments of the Cassini-Huygens mission from the standpoint of planetary meteorology, including a firsthand account of the dramatic loss and remarkable radio-telescope recovery of the Doppler wind data.. The visually illustrated presentation will also entertain a brief discussion of the once and future role of Saturn and Titan in exploration and the human imagination.



Titan &  Saturn


Saturn in Natural Color  False-color image of Titan approximately as it would appear to the human eye.


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